Residents of the goldfields standing outside their home. web site dedicated to keast burke

Early settlers of the Goldfields in Australia, standing outside their home. website dedicated to keast burke.

Check out these old back-and-white photos of Australia during the 1870 gold rush. These mostly show the town’s inhabitants standing proudly in the dusty town or right in front of their establishments — like a butcher shop and an undertaker’s shop — and staring right into the lens. The pictures are beautifully lit, and they [...]

Remarkable photos of 1872 gold boom in Australia

American & Australasian Photographic Company Herbert Street, west side looking north from Mayne Street and showing Barnes’ Chemist Shop, Gulgong 1872 Wet plate glass negative, on 18242

Australia's Gold Rush in pictures -  Images from the late 1800s depict the heady excitement of Australia's Gold Rush period. ~ The Greatest Wonder of the World, Gulgong, NSW

Australia's Gold Rush in pictures - Images from the late depict the heady excitement of Australia's Gold Rush period. ~ The Greatest Wonder of the World, Gulgong, NSW

The Souters were reported the first chemists in Gulgong. They also appear to have had established the branch in Home Rule which is shown here. The goldfields' chemist shops were also used as consulting rooms by visiting doctors.

The Souters were reported the first chemists in Gulgong. They also appear to have had established the branch in Home Rule which is shown here. The goldfields' chemist shops were also used as consulting rooms by visiting doctors.

Image Size:      small      medium      large  Gold miners outside a bark hut, Queensland, ca. 1870    Gold miners outside a bark hut, Queensland, ca. 1870

Image Size: small medium large Gold miners outside a bark hut, Queensland, ca. 1870 Gold miners outside a bark hut, Queensland, ca.

prospecting for gold, life onthe Victorian Goldfields, Historic Beechworth, Pioneering families of Australia.  Living conditions on the Goldfields

prospecting for gold, life onthe Victorian Goldfields, Historic Beechworth, Pioneering families of Australia. Living conditions on the Goldfields

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